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Click here to find out more about visiting St Bernadette's.

St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School,
Preston Road,
East Sussex,

Headteacher: Mrs Claire Smith

Deputy Head: Mrs Hannah Hooper
SENDCO: Ms Lucy Regan
(To contact staff, please use the email address/phone number below)

email:     mail@stberns.brighton-hove.sch.uk
Tel:         (01273) 553813

Office Staff...

Mrs Cheree Maskell - Administrative Assistant
Mrs Liz Goddard - Business Manager

Main entrance: Preston Road (Driveway left/next to the Preston Park Hotel)

Back Entrance (only open at start and end of the school day)Cornwall Gardens

Visiting St Bernadette's...

To arrange a visit to St Bernadette's please contact the school office (see above).

Accessing the school grounds...
There are two entrances to the school, one on the main A23/London Road and another in Cornwall Gardens. Both remain locked throughout the day and are only open before and after school. Between 9am and 3pm access is only possible via the main gate at the London Road entrance. Please use the intercom to gain access and follow the signs to the office where all visitors must sign in.

The main school entrance is next to the 'Preston Park Hotel' (on the left if facing the hotel). The school is at the top of a short drive and is signposted with a yellow sign.

SATNav postcode - BN1 6UT

By Car

Unfortunately there is extremely limited parking in the school grounds. Please contact the office if you require a disabled parking space or need to drive into the school grounds e.g. deliveries.

For onstreet parking we suggest you park in Harrington Road or Cornwall Gardens. These streets have no restrictions or parking meters and are only a short walk.

PLEASE DO NOT park on any of the zig-zag lines around the school or in the hotel or the grounds of any of the flats.


By Bus

St Bernadette's is easily accessible by bus from the center of Brighton.

Brighton and Hove Buses...

  • 5 or 5a - Ask for 'Harrington Road' (alighting opposite the Preston Park Hotel)
  • 5b - Ask for 'Loder Road' (please note that this stop requires a 5-10min walk to the school and a small map if unfamiliar with the area).

Stagecoach Buses (click here for website)

  • 17 - Brighton-Henfield-Horsham - Ask for 'Harrington Road, Brighton'

Country Liner Coaches (click here for website)

  • 40 - Brighton-HawwardsHeath-Cuckfield - Ask for 'The Preston Park Hotel'

By Train

St Bernadette's is only a short walk from 'Preston Park' train station on the main London to Brighton line, with frequent trains stopping on their way into and from Brighton.

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